Re: [NorCalFire] Australia
Three Southern Oregon firefighters are departing Friday from Los Angeles for
down under to give their Australian
On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 8:37 AM, Robert OConnor <rocdad@...> wrote:
> Supposedly the Govenator will send some CAL FIRE persons today...
> On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 11:44 PM, Harry Marnell <groupsmail@...<groupsmail%40gmail.com>
> > twobells2001 wrote:
> > > Have any fire supression agencys or units from California or the USA
> > > gone to aid Australia?
> > > Just wondering,
> > > Joe Lacey
> > This in the Oregonian tonight - "Northwest fire bosses may be heading to
> > Australian fire lines"
> > "Northwest forest fire managers are ready to jump in and help their
> > Australian counterparts if needed, officials said Tuesday, as the death
> > toll
> > from deadly wildfires approached 200.
> > "Although they have not received a formal request for help, Ken
> > a
> > spokesman for the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, said federal
> > fire managers had informal conversations over the weekend about what form
> > the help would take... Frederick said *a senior fire official was
> > earlier in the fire* season to Bendigo, Victoria, as part of an exchange
> > program, *and a fire weather meteorologist is on the way* to help out."
> > Etc. etc. at
> > Harry
> Editor CAL FIRE NEWS - http://calfire.blogspot.com
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